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After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel....

Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack....

Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican allies, but from Russian adversaries....

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides....

Democrats, Rubio want 'red flags' to enable gun seizures
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment....

Sen. Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it....

The Latest: Trump to meet with high school students
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."...

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'
MUNICH (AP) -- President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago....

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